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Kennedy takes ill at luncheon

Fatigue viewed as likely cause behind scare

Senator Edward M. Kennedy greeted Senator Robert Byrd as President Obama spoke with Victoria Reggie Kennedy during the inaugural luncheon in Statuary Hall yesterday. Senator Edward M. Kennedy greeted Senator Robert Byrd as President Obama spoke with Victoria Reggie Kennedy during the inaugural luncheon in Statuary Hall yesterday. (HARRY HAMBURG/AFP/Getty Images)
By Sasha Issenberg and Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / January 21, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Senator Edward M. Kennedy suffered an apparent seizure yesterday that a doctor said was probably caused by "simple fatigue," inserting a dramatic turn of melancholy amid a triumphant celebration of the liberalism that Kennedy holds most dear. (Full article: 1052 words)

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